Caterpillar (CAT)

April 23 Dividend Digest Daily Alert Today Heartland Adviser Editor Russ Kaplan recommends an undervalued stock currently yielding 2.5%. The new recommendation is followed by a sell alert from Top Stock Insights. “Lately the market averages have hit all time highs, but remember market averages just......
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Intel Corp. (INTC)

The recent stock market correction has hit the computer industry especially hard; and therein lies another investment opportunity. ... I am recommending Intel Corp. (INTC, Nasdaq), one of world’s largest technology companies, founded in 1968. Intel has survived through the ever-changing times by both...
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A Misallocation of Assets

This week brought news that some of the U.S. government's stimulus package funding has been delegated to some very unique places in Massachusetts: $1.5 million to fix a lighthouse on an uninhabited island, $123,000 to terrorist-attack-proof a party cruise ship and $95,000 to pollen...
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The Reading Revolution

You only need to look at the deterioration of the newspaper industry to see the effects that digital and online media have had on print-based industries. Fortunately, it seems that book lovers are trying to adapt to the changes instead of fighting them--a strategy...
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The Stock Market Now and Then

In honor of the two-year anniversary of Cabot Small-Cap Confidential, I'm bringing you a multi-part series with Editor Thomas Garrity, where will explain his market outlook, his favorite investing book and what he learned from last year's bear market.
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More Cash for Clunkers

Last year, after much soul-searching, I decided to trade in my trusty 1998 Toyota Avalon in favor of a smaller, better-for-the-environment car--2009 Toyota Matrix. According to Toyota, the 1998 Avalon gets 19 miles per gallon city and 27 miles per gallon highway, not for...
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Do You Believe in Experts?

Do you believe in experts? I do, although I think you have to choose them very carefully and take their advice with a grain (or a whole shaker-full) of salt. I like the idea that someone who is familiar with the history, dynamics people...
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